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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: August 27, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 28 2019 01:39 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Bad hair day at the summit

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets US President Donald Trump for bilateral talks during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France on Sunday. Leaders of the world's top economies met in France over the weekend to discuss issues ranging from the Iranian nuclear crisis to trade, and fires in the Amazon. Stefan Rousseau, Pool/Reuters

Duterte visits Libingan

President Duterte lights a candle in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as he visits the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City on Monday. Duterte earlier skipped the formal commemoration of National Heroes Day at the Heroes Cemetery because he was not feeling well. King Rodriguez, Presidential Photo

Robo-dancer

Senators Sherwin Gatchalian and Joel Villanueva, who previously served as Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General, watch a dancing robot on display during a Social Marketing and Advocacy Program Exhibit and Skills Demo at the Senate, Tuesday. Spearheaded by TESDA, the country celebrates National Tech-Voc Day every August 25 in a bid to highlight technical and vocational training and education in the country for job generation. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Full house

A mother holds an IV bottle as she carries her child as other people fill the hallways at the San Lazaro Hospital in Manila, Tuesday. A rise in dengue and leptospirosis cases in the country threatens to overwhelm some hospitals, forcing both leptospirosis and dengue patients to be admitted to the same ward and, in some cases, share the same bed. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Next-gen heroes

A child cosplaying as Captain America looks at a poster of the new Filipino Marvel superhero Wave at an exhibit at a mall in Quezon City on Tuesday. Marvel, which started with comic books and has now expanded into a multimedia juggernaut, will celebrate its 80th anniversary on August 31. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News